To become a member:
Register online and fill all the details in My Profile
For becoming Full life member: Select Full member (Enter the ASI Number:
Which will be validated later)
For becoming Associate life member: Select Associate Member
The fields marked with red mark (*) are Mandatory fields, other fields are optional
In the References section: Two references should be selected from the IASG members,
whom you know and who can recommend your name for membership.
In the Documents section: Select the document under which category you are eligible
to become member and the corresponding document should be uploaded.
After the details are complete, submit the application on line in the Confirm Section
You will get the confirmation and status of your application to your registered mail id.
Please Note: Only after the References whom you have selected approve your application,
the application will reach Secretary IASG for processing.
Processing your application by Secretariat will take less than 3 months from the time
it reaches the Secretary, IASG
After the selection process is complete, you will get a confirmation letter from the
Secretary, IASG. Only then you should pay the membership fee.
After the payment of membership fee - You will get Membership number and can download
payment reciept and Membership certificate
Full Life membership is open only for members of the Association of Surgeons of India who are
practising or interested in Surgical Gastroenterology as per the eligibility criteria below.
Member of ASI and at least one of the following
M. Ch or DNB or PhD in Surgical Gastroenterology
Full time faculty member of Dept. of Surgical Gastroenterology (Govt. or Private)
Three years of experience (after MS) in Dept. of Surgical Gastroenterology
Faculty member of Dept. of General Surgery for at least 5 years with at least 50% of work
in Surgical Gastroenterology (recommended by two IASG members)
General surgeon (MS/ DNB) for at least 8 years with at least 50% of work in Surgical
Gastroenterology (recommended by two IASG members)
Attended at least 3 IASG National Conferences and presented at least one paper in these
Published at least 2 papers on topics related to Surgical Gastroenterology in indexed
(Index Medicus) journals
All applications must carry proof of the above
Those enrolled under categories d and e above will have to have their applications certified
by two existing members of the Section
The enrolment will be made by the Credentials Committee of IASG in September every year
Honorary membership will be conferred to those who have made outstanding contributions
to the cause of Surgical Gastroenterology. Honorary members will be elected by the Executive
Committee and approved by the General Body on the recommendations of the Credentials
Committee consisting of:
- President Elect
- Immediate Past President
- Secretary, as convener
Associate Life Membership was approved by General Body of IASG on 8th October, 2016.
The associate life members are not entitled to hold any administrative post in IASG.
The criteria for eligibility are those as mentioned for Full Life Membership, but without
becoming an ASI Member. In addition, M.Ch / DNB Surgical Gastroenterology residents are
also eligible for Associate Life Membership (Should submit necessary documents).